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Monday, May 29, 2006

The Lady Naipaul Was Unavailable For Comment

BBC correspondent Nick Bryant recalls a mis-step during his South Asia posting: "I would also rather forget the Delhi cocktail party when I came perilously close to asking a rather pompous sounding old gentleman what he did for a living, only to realise later I had been talking to the Nobel prize-winning author VS Naipaul."

1 Comments:

  • Wo! Now that would have solicited an earful from the old gent!

    By Anonymous Sumita, at 1:01 AM  

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